Alex was born and raised in Toronto. After completing his undergraduate studies at Brock University, he was awarded the Most Distinguished Graduating Student Award for his program. Prior to attending law school, he spent time living in France and Guatemala, where he fostered his appreciation for language, culture, and diversity.

Alex received his J.D. from the University of Alberta in 2017. During law school, he volunteered with Student Legal Services, in both the Criminal and Civil Projects. In his final year, he participated in the Court Clerkship class, a course providing law students with an opportunity to see litigation from the perspective of the Judiciary. He also competed in the Bowman National Tax Moot.

Outside of the office, Alex is an avid cook, swimmer and cyclist.